29 October 2013
KLEE, Paul (1879-1940), illustrator -- CORRINTH, Curt (1894-1960). Potsdamer Platz oder die Nächte des neuen Messias. Ekstatische Visionen. Munich: Georg Müller, 1920.
8o (133 x 205 mm). 10 lithographic reprodcutions of etchings by Paul Klee. Original half morocco, top edges gilt (rebacked, light staining to binding and endpapers). Provenance: acquired 1955.
LIMITED EDITION, number 159 of 500 copies. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. "The only original book illustrations by Klee executed in the full maturity of his imaginative style" (The Artist and the Book 143, this copy). Grohmann Paul Klee 23; Giedion-Welcker Paul Klee 139.
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